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and me by the way. the money believe it or not comes from the same energy department program that backed the bankrupt solyndra. what guaranties americans have that solo won't become another solyndra. great to have you back on the show. what makes me very nervous about this besides solyndra, this company is going out there to make solar panels. they're making the very thin solar panels easier to install and use but we have a production glut of these in the world right now. they're being made very efficiently in asia. as a result the price has declined 30% in the past year and they only expect demand to increase 8% over the next year. so if i were going into a business right now, this is not the business i would choose. what do you think? >> no. it's true. you look over the last three years it is 75% drop in solar, the cost of solar panels. and you mentioned asia. in china right now, suntech power, one of the largest solar manufacture you ares in the world is threatening to be delisted from the new york stock exchange. their stock went from $90 a share in 2008 to dollar a share today. even
is the energy sector. with all the fracking going on, anything related to fracking. we have rail cars that carry sand. you can't get them. they're very, very valuable right now. any type of car that really isn't associated with the energy sector. that's one of the hottest sectors right now. >> an look where oil is. that makes sense with the momentum there. >> retailers, it's more mixed. some of the retailers are doing okay. some of them are not. it's much more of a mixed picture. >> the international story, is that part of their business? or is this largely a domestic set of companies we're looking at? >> no, these companies are primarily domestic. most of their business is in the u.s. more than half of their employees are here in the u.s. this is primarily a u.s. base. >> given your background, you were there at those meetings at the federal reserve during the financial crisis. how does it feel to you today versus where we were in 2008? >> well, it's much, much better. 2008 was an incredibly difficult time, certainly the worst period of time in my career. even though europe still has a lot of p
in the u.s. economy his year. in pipes, cement, steel, jobs, energy. we need to get the wheels turning. i'm proud of that. making real thin... for real. ...that make a real difference. ♪ >> brian: headlines now, occupy wall street protester off to prison for two years for having a gun at a new york demonstration. joshua fellows told police he had the gun because he was, quote, went with his look. good answer. is there a second one to choose from? a pennsylvania school apologizing for their half time show commemorating the russian revolution. the school says they dropped the st. petersburg theme and they will no longer use hammers and sickles. good decision. gretch? >> gretchen: thank you, brian. in the new movie that's coming out this weekend "won't back down," two moms joined forces to take on their children's failing schools. >> you need to fix adams and we need to fix it yesterday. [ cheers and applause ] >> last night, seven out of ten kids who left can barely read. there are people out there designing and building prisons and those people are looking at our schools and they're figu
. >> thank you so much, rick. let's check out the latest moves in energy and metals. sharon at the nymex. >> the momentum here definitely in the metals market. i'm standing in the gold pit. gold prices went above $1,794 an ounce. a lot of investors may have looked at the s&p 500's returns, that's decent. but gold up over 10% in the last quarter. silver up over 25% in the last quarter. they want some more of that in the fourth quarter. and we're looking at that here in the metals market. also looking at momentum taking over, the weak sentimental data out of china in terms of the oil price. the oil prices here are a little bit of a bid for oil. the fact that they lowered a mix a little while ago before the open on the weak data out of china on their manufacturing numbers. in terms of the biggest mover here in the commodities space, definitely it is natural gas. natural gas at a ten-month high. natural gas here above 3.40. some are saying that $3 gas is sustainable here even if we don't see the same focus on coal to gas switching. still going to see higher natural gas prices. back to you. >
in a little bit. >>> the latest moves out of energy. what a day it was yesterday. sharon epperson is at the nymex for us. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, carl. looks like it's going to be another busy day in the commodities market. we have speculation we may see more stimulus out of china helping support many commodities. oil and gold higher. gold near that 1770 level. keep in mind, the south african mining issues that were plaguing the industry are also plaguing gold, that also helping support gold prices. in terms of the oil price, we're also watching what is happening here in new york with the u.n. with israeli prime minister speaking about iran, today set to really lay out whether or not there should be a firm deadline here in terms of iran's nuclear ambitions. and we're also watching, of course, what's happening technically, brent crude above the 200-day moving average earlier in the session and wti bouncing back after falling below $90 a barrel in previous session. but the standout commodity most certainly is gasoline. gasoline futures continue to soar again today.
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.29. but the pressure on energy has come as a big surprise and it has been fairly relentless. also the ten year note if you take a look this morning, you'll see the yield at 1.64%. the dollar is a mixed picture. it is stronger against the euro, though. down against the yen. euro trading at 1.2056. and gold prices very quickly you'll see they're bupup about $4.10. >> even google, a birthday cake comes up. >> what? >> did you see this? >> you, there it is. >> this comes up as a birthday cake because it's google's 14th birthday. but they can always go to google on their birthday and think that it's all about them. >> that's great. >> can you see the future, though, as we were all sitting in cars all going the same mf-no we're all going the same speed, you look -- everybody's in the same formation. and at lunch they sefsht michelle obama lunch, you get like one asparagus and one sprout, no big gulps. 15.9 ounces of a coke. that is our future. i just saw it. and i don't like it. >> phil is defending it, he said you can take control at anytime, but you don't have to just sit in the car, you can -- >> did
so we can all produce energy more safely. i want you to know, there's another commitment bp takes just as seriously: our commitment to america. bp supports nearly two-hundred-fifty thousand jobs in communities across the country. we hired three thousand people just last year. bp invests more in america than in any other country. in fact, over the last five years, no other energy company has invested more in the us than bp. we're working to fuel america for generations to come. today, our commitment to the gulf, and to america, has never been stronger. >>> our guest host craig barrett, former chairman and ceo of intel. it's really good to have you. this is like twice in the last three weeks you've been on, isn't it? >> it's a pleasure to be with you guys. >> we'll talk tech, first of all, do you feel total, do you feel like a generation wire? are you totally insync with everything in technology now or do you harbor any resentment to all this new stuff, craig, having been at intel in the glory days? >> hey the beauty of tech is everything changes every year or every six months and t
well in the green with chinese energy majors and banks leading the gains. elsewhere the nikkei also finished higher helped by utilities and financials. but sharp shares slipped nearly 4% despite reports on a financial life line from its major lender. some units tanked following the parent company bankruptcy filing. bank and miners helped the australian markets end a three day losing streak closing higher by half a%. and the sensex trading along the flat line at the moment. back to you. >> thanks very much. pippa, it's almost a battle of markets this morning between spain and china, between kind of the macro europe uncertainties we were just talking about in the sense that policymakers whether do more. but there's the sense that it's just not enough. >> we are seeing in emerging markets, workers are saying i need to get paid a lot more. and if you don't pay me more, i'm going to protest one way or another. so foxconn had to basically shut down operations because they're all protesting, rioting. now, they're getting 25% wage hikes. but it's not enough given the pace at which food and
create a green tech sent. >> he one of the suggestions i've had is bring chevron energy solutions to richmond. so they are not only making petroleum products here but they are making renewable energy product the all in the same city. it would be great for richmond. >>> the city council is expected to make a formal request tomorrow. chevron says it is not able to make a long-term investment until approval. >>> pg&e crews, they want to warn people in redwood city, you may smell a natural gas odor today. they will be venting natural gas early in the afternoon. it's part of the pipeline safety enhancement program. depending upon the weather, if you live nearby or happen to be nearby, you may smell natural gas. >>> 8:51. hundred of thousands of -- hundred of thousands of young illegals will be signing for up for drivers' licenses. governor brown is making them eligible but only if they sign up for a federal work program. supporters of the new lay saw california streets will be safer for everyone when all drivers have licenses. the governor vetoed legislation that would have made domest
't exploited the full potential, we have alternative source of energy like solar energy or wind energy, we have agricultural output that we don't take advantage of, so there are ma so many resources and opportunities in greece, it's not a matter of the private sector doing poorly or a lack of resources, but it's rather how the state is operating, we have a big public sector as you know, we have tax evasion and we have no privatizations. if we change these things if we're not a state controlled economy but instead a private controlled economy we can see a different picture and to me by staying in the european union this is where we should concentrate. it's not how much you value the currency or you divide the labor cost but what kind of economy you are, where you wish to go. >> that's similar to the debate we seem to be having here in the united states. thanks so much for joining us this morning and congratulations on your deal and good luck with it. >> thank you very much. >> thanks for playing, sam. that was helpful. good to have you on the set. >> just look at that shot, crumbling infrastruct
the president is firm on energy quality or they can stay on their parent's health insurance plan until the age 26. those are the big differences between 2008 and now, and that's what we're hearing all over the country no matter where we go, and it's certainly been inspiring for those of us who have the chance to go to all these states on behalf of the president. >> kal, how do you make an impact here? i mean, people sometimes -- do they look at you and see the movies and think stoner? i mean, how did you get involved in politics? >> it's a very good question. i ask myself that a lot. i am politically an independent. i love the fact that we've got the chance to make all those crazy movies. i talk about this a lot. in 2007 i had a bunch of friends who were really struggling. i had a buddy who i talk about from time to time who i had to make this crazy decision whether he was going to get eyeglasses to see the board or buy his textbooks one semester in community college. i know folks that were discharged under the don't ask, don't tell policy. met tons of young people that didn't have access to h
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